Trieste Science & the City

Trieste Science & the City is a series of public conferences on hot topics in Science. Presented by the Director-General, the events take place in a theatre in the centre of town and are open to the general public. Admission is free. The panel comprises special guests who are experts in their respective field in the Life Sciences. Topics open to debate span from GMOs to Frontier Genetics. The events are in Italian.

The series began in 2013 and has concluded its 4th edition. The live events are filmed by the Rai Italian national radio and television, thereby reaching a vast audience world-wide and constituting a model that champions science communication; an activity integral to the mission of the ICGEB. The events can be downloaded for viewing from here.


Science & the City 4
October 2018

Movies of events were aired on Italian national television: Rai Scuola
Memex – “Science & the City

30/10/2018 e 27/11/2018:
Geni e cellule, come siamo fatti
6/11/2018 e 04/12/2018:
Manipolare la vita
13/11/2018 e 11/12/2018:
Genetica e cuore
20/11/2018 e 18/12/2018:
Cuori in minatura

Informazioni in italiano


Science & the City 3
April/May 2016

Movies of events were aired on Italian national television: Rai Scuola
Memex – “Science & the City

Podcast available soon on this platform


Science & the City 2
April/May 2015

Podcast available on: Youtube • iTunes


Science & the City
May/June 2013

Podcast available on iTunes


See photos from the Events posted on the ICGEB Facebook page

For further information
Communications and Outreach Office
Email: press@icgeb.org